Deeg Palace : Its Romance and Wonder

Author : Bharat Ghug, Shalini Ghugh
Language : English
Edition : 2014
ISBN : 9789383098538
Publisher : RG GROUP


Deeg Palace (Its Romance and Wonder)

Deeg Palace traces the journey of an architect through the fantasy water palace of Deeg, Rajasthan which was the capital of 18th century Jat kingdom extending up to Delhi and Agra. Built by the jars to recreate the symbol of Radha and Krishna’s romance (raas leela), it portrays a unique cultural confluence of Mughal- Rajput garden palace architecture. Enriched with explanatory photographs and three-dimensional drawings of its captivating water cascades, scintillating water features and exquisitely decorated stone architectural embellishments, the book is a tribute to its unknown artisans. Deeg Palace : Its Romance and Wonder

It captures the spirit of Deeg by not only analysing the marvellous stonework and architecture but also the modulations and metamorphosis of events which led to the shaping of Deeg. It sees Deeg as a part of a larger fabric beyond just its magnificent superstructure and decorations, the buildings mirroring the times they were constructed in. Intended, equally, for both the creatively informed class of people and the general reader, the book is visualised with an aesthetic and spectacular eye dedicated to Deeg’s eternal heritage, an asset for any art connoisseur.


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